Top 10 Best Arcata Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,035 students in Arcata, CA. Arcata has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Arcata, CA are Union Street Charter, Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy and Fuente Nueva Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arcata, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Arcata have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Arcata, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Union Street Charter
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
470 Union St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4845
Grades: K-5
| 101 students
Rank: #22.
Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1761 11th St.
Arcata, CA 95518
(707) 822-0861
Grades: 6-12
| 178 students
Rank: #33.
Fuente Nueva Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1730 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-3348
Grades: K-5
| 141 students
Rank: #44.
Six Rivers Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-2428
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
Rank: #55.
Arcata High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 942 students
Rank: #66.
Coastal Grove Charter
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1897 S St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-8804
Grades: K-8
| 243 students
Rank: #77.
Sunny Brae Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1430 Buttermilk Ln.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-5988
Grades: 6-8
| 211 students
Rank: #88.
Trillium Charter
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1464 Spear Ave.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4721
Grades: K-5
| 33 students
Rank: #99.
Pacific Union Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3001 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4619
Grades: K-8
| 556 students
Rank: #1010.
Arcata Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2400 Baldwin St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-4858
Grades: K-5
| 273 students
Rank: #1111.
Laurel Tree Charter
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4555 Valley W. Blvd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-5626
Grades: K-12
| 163 students
Rank: #1212.
Pacific Coast High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-2443
Grades: 9-12
| 51 students
Rank: #1313.
Mad River High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Murray Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 839-6480
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Arcata, California

Arcata, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1897 S St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 826-0134
Grades: K-6
| 230 students

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